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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#26 Post by Pomme » Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:21 pm

I still don't know what is the big deal about the safety. Unlike the 1911, I thought it was to be carried with the safety off and the hammer de-cocked, so that the first shot is double action and the subsequent shots single action. Seems a lot safer than a Glock.

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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#27 Post by K9s » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:12 pm

It depends. Some people carry it with the safety on OR accidentally engage the safety when racking the slide.

If you practice and practice swiping the safety a certain way, it can be a problem.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#28 Post by AndyH » Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:51 pm

I own a 92FS in M9A1 trim. It fits my hand fairly well and I enjoy shooting it. I carry Glocks, however. There is nothing unsafe about a Glock, and there's nothing inherently more safe about carrying a 92, safety on or off. It's the shooter, not the gun, right?
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#29 Post by RapidButterfly » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:42 pm

Raises hand - I'm a fan. Bought my first one in '99, have carried them in VA with a permit, shot IDPA, etc. Accurate, reliable, and just dandy in my hands. Not the easiest thing to conceal where that is a lawful option - though doable wtih a good holster - for me, a great weapon.

As for safety - it's a matter of training and preference. I like DA / SA but others don't. We're spoiled for choice with so many great firearms out there.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#30 Post by KlownKannon » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:45 pm

Well, RapidButterfly....perhaps you'll join me in drooling over this?

https://www.gunsweek.com/en/pistols/art ... -meets-art

This is totally garish and unnecessary. But I'm in love regardless.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#31 Post by RapidButterfly » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:53 pm

very pretty, impressive functional art. not for me, but impressive.
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#32 Post by K9s » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:33 pm

Even if I could afford that Demon, I don't know if it is legal to "possess" a Demon in the Bible Belt.

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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#33 Post by RapidButterfly » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:18 pm

Hey you’re here, you must be possesed BY a demon according to those who’re agin libruls :sarcasm:
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#34 Post by Marlene » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:28 pm

How is that one and not a matched set of six?
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#35 Post by K9s » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:53 pm

RapidButterfly wrote:
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Hey you’re here, you must be possesed BY a demon according to those who’re agin libruls :sarcasm:
You just keep your mouth shut most of the time and nod. Until MAGA hats become mandatory (I don't see many down here, actually), no one knows. Shhhhhh...
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#36 Post by RapidButterfly » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:07 am

Hey I went to law school and lived in Virginia for 15 years, raced cars all over va, nc, sc, , ga, al. Keeping one’s mouth shut doesn’t work so well when you hold hands with your same sex partner, have to tell your boss you don’t go to church in response to a direct unlawful question, and so on. The best thing I got from the south is my lovely partner. Very happy to be out of there...my friends who remain say it got much worse in 16 and it wasn’t great before.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#37 Post by Eris » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:10 am

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Hey I went to law school and lived in Virginia for 15 years, raced cars all over va, nc, sc, , ga, al. Keeping one’s mouth shut doesn’t work so well when you hold hands with your same sex partner, have to tell your boss you don’t go to church in response to a direct unlawful question, and so on. The best thing I got from the south is my lovely partner. Very happy to be out of there...my friends who remain say it got much worse in 16 and it wasn’t great before.
I hear you. I was born in Alabama, and I feel that the South is a great place to be *from*, not so great to actually be.
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#38 Post by K9s » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:53 am

And that is why the 92 is my companion.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#39 Post by KlownKannon » Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:02 pm

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Scroll down to the last item of this menu:
http://alleghenyarms.com/custom-berettas/

You can bet that I've already emailed them a bunch of questions about it.
Ok, Josh from Allegheny Arms answered my questions. Answers in bold below.

Does it become a safety only or is there a decocker function as well? Does this get rid of the double action completely? No decocker but pistol can still be SA/DA or SAO on request


2. Is the pistol drop-safe? Yes

3. What goes in the hole in the slide where the decocker was previously? Conversion has to be done with a D slide.


That last item makes Baby KlownKannon cry. Have you seen the prices on D slides (when you can find them at all)? Especially for a 92 Compact?

Anyway, regardless of the safety I may send them a Beretta to see what they do.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#40 Post by beaurrr » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:40 am

I wanted to be a fan. But I can shoot nearly any handgun I own better than that my M9.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#41 Post by CDFingers » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:31 am

KlownKannon wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:45 pm
Well, RapidButterfly....perhaps you'll join me in drooling over this?

https://www.gunsweek.com/en/pistols/art ... -meets-art

This is totally garish and unnecessary. But I'm in love regardless.
Why am I not surprised?

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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#42 Post by K9s » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:32 pm

beaurrr wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:40 am
I wanted to be a fan. But I can shoot nearly any handgun I own better than that my M9.
I love everything about mine except the sights. I don't hate them, but I don't love them as much as my SIGs.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#43 Post by RapidButterfly » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:30 pm

Mine had the slide sent to Tooltech back in today for trijicon night sights to be installed (required drilling as mine was made in 2000). They work well still, all these years later. Basically, I love my 92 so much I recently bought a PX4CC to get a similar feeling and manual of arms in a smaller weapon.
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#44 Post by Pomme » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:10 pm

RapidButterfly wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:30 pm
Mine had the slide sent to Tooltech back in today for trijicon night sights to be installed (required drilling as mine was made in 2000). They work well still, all these years later. Basically, I love my 92 so much I recently bought a PX4CC to get a similar feeling and manual of arms in a smaller weapon.
I've been thinking about doing this but with fiber optic. Being someone who shoots in daylight, l would it be better to have trijicon sights?
Do tell us how it shoots now.

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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#45 Post by RapidButterfly » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:11 pm

my typing is atrocious here, and i apologize, i tried to say, back in the day. . I've had the Trjicons night sights on that weapon since 2000. I like them a lot on and off the range (i.e. low light dry fire practice at home, low light classes, etc.). The PX4CC has the orange Ameriglo FO sights with a small tritium insert and they are definitely fast to acquire, probably faster than the 92's sights, but it's hard to say since I've owned that weapon for so very long.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#46 Post by Deep13 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:34 am

Well I like Berettas, but all I've got right now is a 92 Brigadier.
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#47 Post by NuJudge » Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:42 am

I really don't like the way Berettas look, but I like the way they shoot for me. The probable reason for this is my big hands, with long fingers. Those with smaller hands, look into the Vertec version and the short triggers that are available.

Anybody interested in a Beretta 92 or 96 should look into the Langdon Tactical Trigger Job In A Bag. I have them installed in several 92 pistols (I don't believe they will work in a 92s), with complete satisfaction. The hammer/main spring on the stock 92 is reportedly 26 pounds. There is the DA-only version 92D, which differs also in that it has just a 16 pound mainspring, and for a long time, people commented they liked the trigger pull with a "D" spring in their FS. With Langdon's TJIAB, I have used as light as 12 pound mainsprings with zero failures to ignite, over hundreds of rounds. The TJIAB also uses a different trigger bar and cleaned up sear and hammer. The results are a much cleaner and lighter double- and single-action pull, with no ignition issues over hundreds of rounds. The lighter, cleaner trigger pull means I have far less difficulty getting that first double-action shot to group with the later shots, instead of being out the bottom of the group.

I have another Beretta where Langdon did a full trigger job on it, and I can not tell the difference between it and the TJIAB.

https://www.langdontactical.com/trigger ... 92-series/

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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#48 Post by AustinTX » Mon May 13, 2019 7:00 pm

Big fan of the 92. I used to accumulate the 92 Steel I (four SAO, one DA/SA) and the Billennium (four total) variants in particular, but I think I'm content with my hoard now. Might even sell one or two at some point.

I'm also very excited that Beretta is finally releasing a steel-frame, frame-safety version that isn't a limited-run pistol in the forthcoming 92X. I plan to buy a couple of those and to send one of them to David Sams for his Army Marksmanship Unit accurizing work (guaranteed 10-shot groups of 1.3" or less at 50 yards).

Here are a couple of my 92 Steel I SAOs, which to me are both the most beautiful and the most well-built (tied with the Billennium on build quality, actually) handguns Beretta has ever made.

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#49 Post by senorgrand » Mon May 13, 2019 7:06 pm

Damn! :)
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Re: Where are the Beretta 92 fans here?

#50 Post by KlownKannon » Mon May 13, 2019 7:25 pm

Goddamn, Austin. I think I love you.
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